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Leptodactylus bufonius
family: Leptodactylidae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from southern and southeastern Bolivia to northern Argentina, Paraguay, and Pantanal in Brazil. It can be found up to 800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in semi-arid environments. The males build a deep mud nest for egg laying at the borders of temporary ponds. It adapts well to anthropogenic disturbance.

Population

It is common in most of its range and is abundant in Argentina.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are no major threats.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

Citation

Ronald Heyer, Steffen Reichle, Débora Silvano, Ismael di Tada 2004. Leptodactylus bufonius. In: IUCN 2014

 

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